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Conservatory Afternoon Tea

Photo of selection of cakes and sandwiches in the Barbican Conservatory Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a unique afternoon tea in the Conservatory with a delectable selection of handmade cakes and savouries.

Treat yourself to afternoon tea at the centre of one of London's hidden treasures, a tropical conservatory amidst the concrete and populated by over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees. 

Our Conservatory is open on selected Sundays each month. Afternoon Tea must be booked in advance and is served in three sittings from 12 noon until 5pm with last orders at 4pm. 

View our Afternoon Tea menu

Please note that the Conservatory is open to the public as well as visitors coming for afternoon tea - it is not a private setting.

Cancellations: should you be unable to attend please call the Box Office on 020 7638 8891 (10am-8pm Mon-Sat, 11am-8pm Sun). Refunds are available up to 24 hours before you are due to attend and can be arranged by phone only.


Barbican Members who book for the 12-1.30pm Afternoon Tea slot can enjoy unlimited prosecco free of charge (usually £10 per person). 

To redeem this offer please present your valid membership card on arrival on the day of your visit*. 

When booking this time slot, please ignore any additional prompts to purchase “unlimited prosecco” at check-out.

*Valid Barbican membership card must be shown on arrival. Cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. Unlimited prosecco will be offered to each member of your party ordering afternoon teas – maximum of six people.

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